Obituary of Kaye Overbye
Kaye Overbye, beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed peacefully on Friday morning June 11 in Portland, Ct. at the age of 85 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
Born in Middleport, NY, Kaye was the daughter of Lloyd and Ruth Annable. Growing up in Johnson’s Creek, NY Kaye attended Royalton Hartland High School where she was a standout cheerleader and graduated from Alfred State College and later received her B.S. in Nursing from Dutchess Community College. A natural, inspiring and gifted caregiver, she worked as a registered nurse at St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY before working at Sharon Hospital in Sharon, CT. and later at Hartford Hospital.
While having an illustrious nursing career, Kaye selflessly raised seven children in Pleasant Valley, New York before moving to Berkshire School in Sheffield, MA. with her husband Donald where six of her seven children graduated.
Besides her dedication to husband and children, Kaye was known as the always reliable and benevolent neighborhood Mom as “Mrs. O” opened her doors to all from neighbors children, at risk inner city children and unwed mothers.
Wife of late husband Donald A. Overbye and the loving partner of the late Joe Radziewicz, Kaye is survived by her sister Carol Hussey, nine children in Mark, Michael, Mitchel, Laurie, Jay, Jill, Christopher, Kim and Krista, 16 grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
A Funeral Service will be Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 10:00 AM at the Congregational Church of South Glastonbury (corner of Main and High Streets South Glastonbury) Burial will follow in Green Cemetery, Glastonbury.
In lieu of flowers the family kindly requests that you donate to the Alzheimer’s Association. For online condolences please visit www.mulryanfh.com.